Food and Drug Administration

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Noun1.Food and Drug Administration - a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related productsFood and Drug Administration - a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products
Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services, HHS - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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Food and Drug Ad·min·i·stra·tion

n. Administración de Alimentos y Drogas, institución oficial en los Estados Unidos con regulaciones concernientes a alimentos, drogas, cosméticos y disposiciones médicas.
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Prof Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC's Director-General, in a statement on Thursday, said that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration revealed that there were risks involved with the use of e-cigarettes.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved two HIV-1 medicines for Kenilworth-based Merck, according to a statement from the biopharmaceutical company.The U.S.
It also includes $30 million to help expand broadband to rural communities and nearly $2.97 billion for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is responsible for ensuring the safety of the food we eat every day.
Jessica was also surprised to learn that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not test cosmetic ingredients--except for color additives--before they reach the public.
6, 199 people in 26 states had been sickened, and three people had died, from eating fresh bagged spinach, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Tokyo, Japan, Aug 14, 2006 - (JCN) - UCB Japan, a leading global biopharmaceutical company has obtained the approval of Keppra - generic name levetiracetam - 500mg/5mL (100mg/mL) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use as an adjunctive therapy for treatment of partial-onset seizures in adults with epilepsy.
Under the terms of the agreement, Labopharm will receive payments of up to US$170 million, including an up-front licensing fee of US$20 million, a payment of up to US$40 million upon regulatory approval of Labopharm's product by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and payments upon the product meeting specified sales targets.
"As anyone knows coming out of graduate school, you're looking for a job," says Collier, who conducts doctoral research at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research and works as a clinical research assistant at Howard University Hospital.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the insertion, after angioplasty, of bare-metal stents in 1994 and drug-coated stents in 2003.
Soon after her implant, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) limited silicone-gel implants to controlled clinical studies involving cases of mastectomy, replacement of ruptured silicone implants or correction of congenital deformities.
However, since 2000, two new drug classes have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (5,6).
It is February 2004 and the scene is the Holiday Inn in Bethesda, Md.: One by one, parents, grand-parents, siblings and friends tell a committee of scientists advising the U.S. Food and Drug Administration how teenagers they loved had committed suicide, or tried to, while taking anti-depressants such as Paxil, Prozac and Zoloft that were approved as safe for adults.
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